RENO, Nev. – The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations has recognized ARAMARK Uniform Services (AUS) in Reno, Nev., for its successful completion of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). The Reno distribution center for AUS opened in the spring of 2005 and currently employs some 220 employees.
Brad Drummond, President and COO of AUS remarked, “I am so pleased and proud that AUS has received the SHARP recognition. This acknowledgement demonstrates AUS’s commitment to the safety and wellbeing of AUS family members. Safety is not just the right thing to do—it is the smart thing to do for our business. AUS employees are dedicated to providing high quality products and services to our customers. Our employees work extremely hard each day and we owe it to them to provide a safe and healthy work environment.”
The no-fee SHARP program was designed to assist employers in developing and implementing effective safety and health programs. SHARP assists businesses to improve their return on investment, be in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, and create added value of reducing their accident costs.
ARAMARK Uniform Services is a division of ARAMARK, a global leader in professional services. Since 1998, ARAMARK has ranked as one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune. Currently, ARAMARK Uniform Services provides uniform rental and uniform leasing services to more than 400,000 customer accounts nationwide from over 228 service locations and distribution centers across the United States. ARAMARK's full-service employee uniform solution includes design, sourcing and manufacturing, customization, cleaning, maintenance, and delivery.
ARAMARK’s professional services include award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute and one of America's Largest Private Companies by both Fortune and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 250,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries.
Businesses interested in the SHARP program can contact SCATS at 775-824-4630. For more information on SCATS, or for a schedule of training courses offered at no charge by SCATS, call toll free 877-4SAFENV or visit www.4safenv.state.nv.us.